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Welcome to the FERPA section of our webpage. This front page will reflect our most current information on federal student records law affecting educational institutions.



NACUANOTES:  Key Issues in Managing Data Breach Risk In Higher Education:Practical Tips for Before, During and After, By Sandra Brown and Scott Schneider, Oct. 12, 2018.

FPCO Nov. 2, 2017 letter to Agora School District. The Department found that Agora violated FERPA when it required parents, as a condition for their children receiving educational services, to agree to the "Terms of Use" and "Privacy Policy" of its third-party vendors (K12 Inc., Sapphire, and Blackboard Inc.).

 FPCO Letter dated 12-7-17 on disclosure of video including multiple students to affected parties. Disclosure allowed even though identity could not be blurred. This was in a disciplinary situation.